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Update Notes #72 | October 2012

By Convenings, IMTour, Newsletter, SAAs, Social Responsibility & Inclusion, Updates, ZAPP
WESTAF Update Notes #72 | October 2012 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 72nd in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF Professional Development Seminar for Young Leaders of Color WESTAF’s Multicultural Advisory Committee convened a leadership-development seminar for young leaders of color September 20-21 in Denver. The two-day session brought together young cultural leaders of color throughout the region to engage in professional development coursework and participate in activities designed to help them create a network to support their careers and the cultural interests of the people they represent. The seminar was facilitated by Margie Johnson...
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Update Notes #71 | August 2012

By CaFE, CVSuite, IMTour, Newsletter, Staff, Updates, ZAPP
WESTAF Update Notes #71 | August 2012 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 71st in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF IMTour Grant Recipients Selected The artist roster for the WESTAF Independent Music Tour (IMTour) project has now been selected. The artists were chosen by a national panel of music industry professionals, consisting of  booking agents Erick Carer of Uncle Booking; Craig Grossman and David Priebe of Green Room Music Source; and Stefan Goldby, Executive Producer at Buzzine Networks. These panelists work with the largest names in independent music and were immensely helpful in identifying...
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Update Notes #70 | June 2012

By Convenings, CVSuite, Events, News, Newsletter, Staff, Updates
WESTAF Update Notes #70 | June 2012 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 70th in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF WESTAF Announces Two New Research Fellows WESTAF is pleased to announce the addition of two research fellows to the Creative Vitality™ Index team. Lori Pfingst is the Senior Policy Analyst at the Washington State Budget and Policy Center and has a doctorate in sociology from the University of Washington. Pfingst will work with the CVI™ team to evaluate additional arts, culture, and creative economy data streams to include in the updated CVI™ Data on...
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Update Notes #69 | April 2012

By CaFE, Convenings, News, Newsletter, PAA, Social Responsibility & Inclusion, Updates
WESTAF Update Notes #69 | April 2012 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 87th in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF The Public Art Archive™ Partners with ARTstor The Public Art Archive™ has partnered with ARTstor Digital Library to provide public art images and descriptive information to their subscribers. The ARTstor Digital Library serves educators, scholars, curators, librarians, and students at more than 1,350 universities, community colleges, museums, libraries, and K-12 schools in 46 countries worldwide. This partnership will increase the visibility of and access to information about public art in a way that...
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Update Notes #68 | February 2012

By Convenings, Events, Newsletter, Updates, ZAPP
WESTAF Update Notes #68 | February 2012 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 68th in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF ZAPP® Onsite is Here! ZAPPlication® is launching ZAPP® Onsite, an on-site adjudication tool that allows judges at art festivals to walk a show and score each booth on an iPad. With this application, judges no longer have to carry around notebooks, binders, and clipboards when walking booth-to-booth to determine Best in Show and other awards. Also, because ZAPP® Onsite syncs directly with the ZAPP® system to store and access on-site scores and locate...
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